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The Finish

Aug. 17, 2009
Aug. 17, 2009

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Aug. 17, 2009

LEADING OFF
Inside: THE WEEK IN SPORTS
COLLEGE FOOTBALL PREVIEW
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The Finish

Compiled By Stewart Mandel

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This is an article from the Aug. 17, 2009 issue

Rankings: 1 to 120
1.FloridaSEC
2.TexasBIG 12
3.OklahomaBIG 12
4.USCPAC-10
5.Virginia TechACC
6.Ole MissSEC
7.Oklahoma StateBIG 12
8.AlabamaSEC
9.Boise StateWAC
10.Ohio StateBIG TEN
11.OregonPAC-10
12.Georgia TechACC
13.LSUSEC
14.Penn StateBIG TEN
15.GeorgiaSEC
16.Florida StateACC
17.TCUMOUNTAIN WEST
18.Oregon StatePAC-10
19.UtahMOUNTAIN WEST
20.North CarolinaACC
21.CalPAC-10
22.BYUMOUNTAIN WEST
23.KansasBIG 12
24.IowaBIG TEN
25.Notre DameINDEPENDENT
26.Texas TechBIG 12
27.RutgersBIG EAST
28.West VirginiaBIG EAST
29.Michigan StateBIG TEN
30.PittsburghBIG EAST
31.MissouriBIG 12
32.N.C. StateACC
33.IllinoisBIG TEN
34.NebraskaBIG 12
35.Southern MissCONFERENCE USA
36.MiamiACC
37.ArkansasSEC
38.TennesseeSEC
39.CincinnatiBIG EAST
40.East CarolinaCONFERENCE USA
41.South FloridaBIG EAST
42.NorthwesternBIG TEN
43.ClemsonACC
44.TroySUN BELT
45.NevadaWAC
46.UTEPCONFERENCE USA
47.Central MichiganMAC
48.WisconsinBIG TEN
49.Wake ForestACC
50.UCLAPAC-10
51.MinnesotaBIG TEN
52.NavyINDEPENDENT
53.MichiganBIG TEN
54.UNLVMOUNTAIN WEST
55.ColoradoBIG 12
56.KentuckySEC
57.HoustonCONFERENCE USA
58.Arizona StatePAC-10
59.OhioMAC
60.South CarolinaSEC
61.BaylorBIG 12
62.StanfordPAC-10
63.Mississippi StateSEC
64.ConnecticutBIG EAST
65.AuburnSEC
66.VanderbiltSEC
67.MarylandACC
68.Air ForceMOUNTAIN WEST
69.Kansas StateBIG 12
70.ArizonaPAC-10
71.Boston CollegeACC
72.Central FloridaCONFERENCE USA
73.Fresno StateWAC
74.TulsaCONFERENCE USA
75.Ball StateMAC
76.VirginiaACC
77.Colorado StateMOUNTAIN WEST
78.DukeACC
79.Texas A&MBIG 12
80.TempleMAC
81.Louisiana TechWAC
82.ToledoMAC
83.LouisvilleBIG EAST
84.Western MichiganMAC
85.WashingtonPAC-10
86.BuffaloMAC
87.PurdueBIG TEN
88.Utah StateWAC
89.SMUCONFERENCE USA
90.Iowa StateBIG 12
91.AkronMAC
92.Arkansas StateSUN BELT
93.Florida AtlanticSUN BELT
94.MarshallCONFERENCE USA
95.HawaiiWAC
96.SyracuseBIG EAST
97.Northern IllinoisMAC
98.MemphisCONFERENCE USA
99.IndianaBIG TEN
100.Bowling GreenMAC
101.San Jose StateWAC
102.ArmyINDEPENDENT
103.Kent StateMAC
104.WyomingMOUNTAIN WEST
105.Washington StatePAC-10
106.TulaneCONFERENCE USA
107.RiceCONFERENCE USA
108.San Diego StateMOUNTAIN WEST
109.Middle TennesseeSUN BELT
110.Louisiana-MonroeSUN BELT
111.New MexicoMOUNTAIN WEST
112.UABCONFERENCE USA
113.Miami (Ohio)MAC
114.Eastern MichiganMAC
115.Florida InternationalSUN BELT
116.Louisiana-LafayetteSUN BELT
117.IdahoWAC
118.New Mexico StateWAC
119.North TexasSUN BELT
120.Western KentuckySUN BELT

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Bowl Projections
Dec. 19New MexicoUNLV vs. Utah State
Dec. 19St. PetersburgSouth Florida vs. Central Florida
Dec. 20New OrleansEast Carolina vs. Troy
Dec. 22Las VegasOregon State vs. BYU
Dec. 23PoinsettiaUtah vs. Arizona State
Dec. 24HawaiiSouthern Miss vs. Fresno State
Dec. 26MeinekeWest Virginia vs. N.C. State
Dec. 26Motor CityNorthwestern vs. Central Michigan
Dec. 26EmeraldUCLA vs. Miami
Dec. 27Music CityClemson vs. Arkansas
Dec. 28IndependenceColorado vs. Western Michigan
Dec. 29Champ SportsNorth Carolina vs. Wisconsin
Dec. 30EagleBankWake Forest vs. Ball State
Dec. 30HumanitarianNevada vs. Air Force
Dec. 30HolidayCal vs. Nebraska
Dec. 30TexasTulsa vs. Navy
Dec. 31SunOregon vs. Texas Tech
Dec. 31Chick-fil-AGeorgia Tech vs. Tennessee
Dec. 31InsightMichigan vs. Missouri
Dec. 31Armed ForcesTCU vs. Houston
Jan. 1OutbackGeorgia vs. Illinois
Jan. 1Capital OneAlabama vs. Iowa
Jan. 1GatorFlorida State vs. Notre Dame
Jan. 2InternationalPittsburgh vs. Temple
Jan. 2CottonOklahoma State vs. LSU
Jan. 2PapaJohnsCincinnati vs. Minnesota
Jan. 2LibertyUTEP vs. Auburn
Jan. 2AlamoKansas vs. Michigan State
Jan. 6GMACOhio vs. Florida Atlantic
BCS MATCHUPS
Jan. 1RoseUSC vs. Ohio State
Jan. 1SugarOle Miss vs. Rutgers
Jan. 4FiestaOklahoma vs. Boise State
Jan. 5OrangeVirginia Tech vs. Penn State
Jan. 7BCSFlorida vs. Texas

All-AmericaTeam

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OFFENSE 
QBTim TebowFlorida
RBJonathan DwyerGeorgia Tech
RBJahvid BestCal
WRDez BryantOklahoma State
WRArrelious BennIllinois
TEJermaine GreshamOklahoma
CKristofer O'DowdUSC
GSergio RenderVirginia Tech
GJeff ByersUSC
TCiron BlackLSU
TBryan BulagaIowa
KKai ForbathUCLA
KRPerrish CoxOklahoma State

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DEFENSE 
DEJerry HughesTCU
DECarlos DunlapFlorida
DTTerrence CodyAlabama
DTGerald McCoyOklahoma
MLBBrandon SpikesFlorida
OLBSergio KindleTexas
OLBSean WeatherspoonMissouri
CBTrevard LindleyKentucky
CBJoe HadenFlorida
SSEric BerryTennessee
FSTaylor MaysUSC
PRoss ThevenotTulane
PRBrandon JamesFlorida
PHOTOBEN MUNN/CAL SPORT MEDIACal QB Kevin RileyPHOTOPETER READ MILLER (GRESHAM)Oklahoma TE Jermaine GreshamPHOTOTIM LARSON/ICON SMI (SPIKES)Florida MLB Brandon Spikes